Didier Drogba on Mason Mount’s Exit

Didier Drogba offers his expert opinion on different events and incidents that occur in the world of professional football. Recently he talked about how Mason Mount exited the Chelsea team. It came after he reviewed Todd Boehly as the Blues owner.

Indeed, many consider Didier’s assessment to be scathing, when he reviewed Todd Boehly about two months ago. Since then he has been silent. However, he broke his silence recently to talk about Mason Mount and his leaving the Chelsea club. Last week the announcement was made about Mount moving to Manchester United. Indeed, Mason made the announcement himself, uploading a video message for his fans on Instagram. It confirmed that his contract with Chelsea ended on Tuesday night. However, he did not mention where he would be going. Instead, he talked about his time in west London.
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Didier DrogbaIs Regarded as the Greatest Striker Florent Malouda Has Ever Played with

Former Chelsea winger, FlorentMalouda, recently expressed his admiration for former teammate Didier Drogba, labeling him the best striker he has ever played with. Malouda and Drogba shared the pitch at both Guingamp and Chelsea, playing a combined 188 games together. Malouda’s glowing endorsement of the Ivorian striker came during an interview with DAZN Bet, where he also praised Drogba’s resilience and ability to overcome obstacles.

Malouda marveled at Drogba’s ability to remain at the top of his game, despite Chelsea’s acquisition of other top strikers such as Nicolas Anelka and Fernando Torres during his tenure at the club. The former winger attributed Drogba’s success to his relentless work ethic, unwavering determination, and ability to excel in critical matches. In conclusion, Malouda valued Drogba’s worth today at over £200 million, undoubtedly a testament to the striker’s impact on the game and his place in Chelsea’s storied history. Continue reading “Didier DrogbaIs Regarded as the Greatest Striker Florent Malouda Has Ever Played with”

Didier Drogba Slams Eric Bailly’s Seven-Game Ban

 

Didier Drogba has impugned the punishment, which has been handed out to Eric Bailly, the Manchester United defender on loan at Marseille, drawing a comparison to an incident that took place a decade ago and involved Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The 28-year-old player, Bailly, has played 12 games for Marseille in every competition following his season-long transfer. But, the international player from Ivory Cost is now going to miss the next 7 after he had been sent off for a kung-fu kick that left Almike Moussa N’Diaye, the Hyeres player hospitalized after the precautionary checks. Continue reading “Didier Drogba Slams Eric Bailly’s Seven-Game Ban”

Didier Drogba Sends Out a Message to Juan Mata

 

Some players make a permanent place in the hearts and minds of many even after they leave the club. The supporters of Chelsea surely know some of those players.

One of the most recent examples is Antonio Rudiger. He is a figure that many Stamford Bridge fans never wanted to leave. Eden Hazard, Oliver Giroud, and Cesc Fabregas are the few current players who had been cut from the Chelsea cloth before time. However, there is arguably just one man above the rest who will always have in South West London if he ever wants. Continue reading “Didier Drogba Sends Out a Message to Juan Mata”

Didier’s Words of Encouragement to Kane Stand Out

 

Didier Drogba is one of the football legends who had words of encouragement for the England captain after England lost out in the quarterfinals of the World Cup 2022 against France. His words do carry weight and help influence opinions in international football. 

 

He is a former French footballer who also carries weight. Born on 11th March 1978, Didier retired as captain of the national team of Ivory Coast. His best playing career was at Chelsea where is holds the title of the fourth-highest goal scorer. Though he retired at the age of 40 in the year 2017, his still remembered as one of the striking players of Chelsea, of the decade between 2010 and 2020. He is known to hold the record of having scored 10 goals in the same number of finals as well as 10 trophies that he won at club levels. His last appointment was as a player and shareholder of the Phoenix Rising team of the United Soccer League.  Continue reading “Didier’s Words of Encouragement to Kane Stand Out”

PALACE WANT TO SIGN 26-YEAR-OLD WHO PLAYS LIKE DROGBA

Well, the Italian news outlet believe Crystal Palace expressed admiration for the Angola international in 2020 when he was in top form under Vincenzo Italiano, and they have now reignited their interest in the striker. Nzola has rediscovered his form under Luca Gotti after a difficult 2021/22 campaign with Thiago Motta at the helm, scoring five goals in just nine appearances so far this season. Interest from Patrick Vieira comes after Fulham actually submitted a bid worth £11.5m for the 26-year-old back in January, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, which Spezia rejected as they deemed it too low an offer.

However, Crystal Palace could have better luck with a similar bid, as Nzola becomes a free agent when his contract expires in July. West Brom also expressed an interest in the striker around the time of Fulham’s bid, according to Citta della Spezia. Nzola is far from a household name, so you may wonder what type of player he is. Interestingly, during his fruitful spell under Italiano, the 44-year-old actually described his talisman as a “young Drogba” in what was a bold statement. Continue reading “PALACE WANT TO SIGN 26-YEAR-OLD WHO PLAYS LIKE DROGBA”

TONEY REVEALS ADMIRATION FOR DROGBA

Brentford striker Ivan Toney has revealed his admiration for two strikers including Didier Drogba who retired from professional football some years ago. The Englishman talked about Didier Drogba in a press conference held on his first day in the England senior national team camp.

Toney has been invited to the England squad for the first time after a sensational start to the season. Apart from Didier Drogba, he also talked about Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane in his chat with reporters during the aforementioned press conference. On Kane, Toney said his compatriot scores nine out of the ten chances he get as he talked about his admiration for the England skipper. Continue reading “TONEY REVEALS ADMIRATION FOR DROGBA”

DIDIER DROGBA: THE BLUES HERO WHOSE BIND WITH JOSE DELIVERED UNTOLD GLORY

Some players are mirrors of their managers, and Didier Drogba was Jose Mourinho incarnate on the pitch for Chelsea. A born winner, the Ivorian led the Chelsea front line with a fearless tenacity and world-class ability that few, if any, defenders could cope with. As part of our Best Premier League Transfers Ever series, we take a look at how Drogba became a Stamford Bridge legend…

Drogba’s journey to the top took some time to get going. A late bloomer in France, Drogba’s career had stalled at the age of 21 – but he earned a move from Guingamp to Marseille in 2003, and an excellent season at OM saw Chelsea part with £24million for his services. Drogba provided the perfect foil for Mourinho’s new-look side: able to lead the line and play with his back to goal, the forward was the fearless fulcrum of the team, bullying centre-backs in the air and bewitching them on the deck with a sureness of touch and superb finishing technique. Continue reading “DIDIER DROGBA: THE BLUES HERO WHOSE BIND WITH JOSE DELIVERED UNTOLD GLORY”

EVERTON EYEING IVAN TONEY SWOOP

Merseyside giants Everton are reportedly keen on signing Brentford striker Ivan Toney between now and the end of this summer’s transfer window next week. This is according to the report from the stables of English publication Daily Mirror. Everton are keen to boost their attacking options in the current transfer window and Toney as emerged as a target. The Brentfordstar has been compared to Didier Drogba on several occasions. The former Newcastle United player is not the only one to draw comparison to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba till date. Some other strikers who have been compared to Drogba in the past include Victor Osimhen (Napoli), RomeluLukaku (Inter Milan) and Moussa Dembele (Lyon).

Ivan Toney has been compared to Didier Drogba by his Brentford teammates. He’s a target for Everton who are in the transfer market for a replacement for Brazilian star Richarlison. In one of the biggest transfers last month, Tottenham Hotspur agreed a deal worth £60m to secure the signing of Richarlison from Everton. Continue reading “EVERTON EYEING IVAN TONEY SWOOP”

CHELSEA AND SPURS HANDED BOOST AS STAR DROPS DROGBA AND KANE HINTS

Victor Osimhen has alerted Chelsea and Tottenham after hinting that he could be interested in a move to the Premier League at some point in the future. The Napoli frontman listed Didier Drogba and Harry Kane as his sources of inspiration in helping him shape his game and refused to rule out following in their footsteps. The 23-year-old has been linked with a move to England ever since he caught the eye at Lille as a youngster. Osimhen was heavily tipped to join Arsenal or Manchester United before signing for the Serie A outfit in 2020, with the Gunners reportedly having a £76million offer turned down.

The Nigeria international has become a mainstay in the Partenopei frontline, scoring 24 goals in 51 Serie A games. And those admirers from Europe continue to circle as Napoli attempt to ward off potential suitors. When asked about which strikers he enjoys watching, Osimhen chose to name Chelsea legend Drogba as his idol growing up. And perhaps surprisingly giving their distinctive playing styles, he singled out Tottenham talisman Kane as his modern influence, fuelling suggestions he could at one point fancy a move to the UK. Continue reading “CHELSEA AND SPURS HANDED BOOST AS STAR DROPS DROGBA AND KANE HINTS”